Dr. Devica Alappan, MD

Dr. Devica Alappan, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Devica Alappan, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of The West Indies in 1986 and specializes in pediatrics.

1900 11th Ave Ste A

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 323-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Alappan's Experience

Dr. Alappan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alappan "As a Pediatrician ,I believe in providing the best possible care to my patients in a clean,personable environment.l also believe that your time is important ,so we try to reduce the waiting time as much as possible.We also try to maintain a courteous and professional staff who will provide the best pediatric care to our patients.I appreciate the trust the parents have given to me in providing care for their children and we take this seriously.WELCOME!"

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

30  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of The West Indies / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of The West Indies
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Yale University & Waterbury Hospital Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Yale University & Waterbury Hospital Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland / Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alappan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alappan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alappan to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Alappan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Refused to see our daughter for her first Dr visit after leaving the hospital because we chose to not give our newborn a HepB shot at birth. We also didn't give her the chemicals in her eyes since my wife has never had gonorrhea and had a C-section. Our little girl is perfectly healthy, beautiful...more
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Dr. Alappan is amazing! We had the honor of being her first patient in Columbus, with my little girl. She also cared for my twins when they were born. She is so knowledgeable and kind. She is everything you could want in a Physician for your little ones!
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It is very difficult to schedule a sick visit with the provider or even the NP! The wait time even for scheduled appointments take forever. Also, communication is very poor and staff is not helpful. Dr. Alappan never did a hgb or lead test for my child at the age markers (actually did not know it...more
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Dr. Alappan has been our pediatrician for the past 12 years. From the time that I was pregnant with my first child, she has always been open and honest about everything that I need to know. She is extremely knowledgeable and uses that knowledge to give the best care for my children. I have never...more
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Thankfully, my child is happy and healthy, however any time I've called about a sickness, Dr. Alappan has been able to see my child the same day. As a parent, it makes me feel better knowing she and her staff aren't too busy and can work him in, rather than referring us to another doctor or the ER....more
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